Mr. Philippe Van der Donckt - UMICORE back to board

Contact: Mr. Philippe Van der Donckt

Function: Director Government Affairs Asia

Company: Umicore


FCCC function:  Vice-Chairman FCCC and Founding Member FCCC

Umicore is a global materials technology and recycling group. It focuses on application areas where its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy makes a real difference. Its activities are organised in three business groups: Catalysis, Energy & Surface Technologies and Recycling. Each business group is divided into market-focused business units offering materials and solutions that are at the cutting edge of new technological developments and essential to everyday life. 

Umicore generates the majority of its revenues and dedicates most of its R&D efforts to clean mobility materials and recycling. Umicore's overriding goal of sustainable value creation is based on an ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils its mission: materials for a better life.
Umicore's industrial and commercial operations, as well as R&D activities. are located across the world to best serve its global customer base. The Group generated in 2019 revenues (excluding metal) of € 3.4 billion (turnover of € 17.5 billion) and, as of 31 December 2019, employed 11,152 people.